Prompt Short Story: Allies

Elysa was collected from Yan’s shop by a fresh-faced and eager messenger, who chattered the whole way, pointing out buildings and sights that she was far too exhausted and tense to take in. Yan provided a constant translation, which likewise meant nothing to her. But the talking was somehow comforting, so she tuned out the …
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Prompt Short Story: An Unexpected Landing

Elysa grunted as the larger ship pulled its bulk closer into hers, setting off warnings. Built for speed, she didn’t have so much in the way of weapons, relying on the ability to get the fuck out of there before taking too much damage. Or, preferably, before any other ship even realised she was there. …
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